Maersk Line opts for Nacos Platinum integrated systems

MARCH 21, 2016 — Maersk Line A/S has selected Wärtsilä Nacos Platinum integrated navigation, automation, and propulsion control systems for 27 new container vessels under construction at shipyards in China and South

ICS issues new edition of Bridge Procedures Guide

MARCH 1, 2016 — The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has published a new edition of the ICS Bridge Procedures Guide, a guidance on best practice for safe navigation that is used

USCG issues safety alert on GPS disruptions

JANUARY 19, 2016 — In an incident last summer, vessels outbound from a non-U.S. port suddenly lost GPS reception, affecting their surface search radar, gyro units and ECDIS systems. Today the U.S.

EU funded project develops new bridge designs

JANUARY 6, 2016 — A three-year, EU-funded project called CASCADe has developed new methodologies for information sharing and display on a ship’s bridge aimed at improving efficiency on board and contributing towards

L-3 SAM to retrofit four Scandlines double-enders

JANUARY 7, 2015 — Hamburg, Germany, headquartered L-3 SAM Electronics reports that it has been awarded a contract through Danish subsidiary, L-3 Lyngsø Marine to retrofit navigation facilities aboard four double-ended passenger

Wärtsilä swoops on L3’s marine electronics business

DECEMBER 17, 2014 — L-3 Communications (NYSE:LLL) says it has entered into a definitive agreement with Wärtsilä Corporation to sell its Marine Systems International (L-3 MSI) business. The transaction is anticipated to

OSI to provide ECPINS-W for Ship-to-Shore Connector

NOVEMBER 28, 2014 — OSI Maritime Systems (OSI), Burnaby, BC, Canada, says it has received a contract to provide its flagship ECPINS-W software to the U.S. Navy’s Ship-to-Shore Connector Landing Craft (SSC)

Singapore moves to improve navigational safety

MAY 30, 2014 — Investigations by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore showed that human error and poor judgement of the situation was the main cause of three collision incidents resulting

Norwegian Getaway fitted with L-3 NACOS Platinum

MAY 27, 2014 — L-3 Marine Systems International (L-3 MSI) reports that it has supplied its NACOS Platinum series aboard Norwegian Cruise Line’s new 324-meter, 145,500-gross ton cruise liner, Norwegian Getaway. Built

Mississippi shutdown looms

JANUARY 2, 2013 — The American Waterways Operators (AWO) and Waterways Council, Inc. (WCI) have released revised data on the economic impact of an effective shutdown of the Mississippi River to barge